Resources

This initiative compiles materials that help STEM education leaders create improvements in their classrooms, transform institutions, and advance research.
Review our staff picks for timely resources related to pressing issues or use the search and categorization features to browse research, reports, and other materials.

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  • Patching Together a Plan for Student Success

    Let us explore where innovative learning environments are best used to make learning more accessible and education more flexible and equitable, complementing t…

  • Advancing Interdisciplinary Undergraduate STEM Education for Increased Workforce Preparation

    How do we engage STEM students in interdisciplinary learning to better prepare them for the workforce? In this workshop, speakers share their experiences desig…

  • Environmental Technology and Data Literacy: Holistic Scientists for 21st Century STEM Careers

    Need: To develop and evaluate innovative methods for promoting discipline-specific data literacy in environmental science among undergraduate STEM students, Sa…

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  • Teaching algebra through physics-of-motion activities

    Preservice elementary and middle school teachers are often taught mathematics as if it were an isolated subject, a set of abstract algorithms lacking deeper me…

  • Cultivating Data-Informed Leadership for Systemic Change: Insights from the Coalition for the Reform of Undergraduate STEM Education (CRUSE)

    Leadership at multiple levels is critical for cultivating an institutional culture in which efforts to improve the effectiveness of undergraduate STEM educatio…

  • Developing Pre-Service Teachers’ Equity Literacy in Content Courses

    Undergraduate programs must face the challenge of preparing future teachers to understand and address diversity, equity, and inclusion in their teaching practi…

  • Using Avida-ED to Teach Evolution and the Nature of Science

    Avida-ED is a freely available digital evolution software package developed to help students learn about evolution and the nature of science. Avida-ED was deve…

  • Using quantitative analyses to understand STEM pathways of minoritized young people

    A dominant discourse in STEM education is broadening access to minoritized young people, which can parallel "achievement gap" discourse that reifies, rather th…

  • Using rigorous undergraduate research in finding dysfunctional curricular items.

    Herein we describe our successes in identifying dysfunctional curricular pieces. Our methods are embedded in undergraduate research that inform new curricular …

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